Listen

News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV
NV89 Discover Music
'Jazz'

an member station

Desert Companion

Shop: The Gift of Art

Before you blow your Christmas shopping fund on ties, socks, and gift cards galore, consider giving a few special people on your list something different, unique, perhaps even inspiring: work by local artists.

23825810_1516355891733185_1169537133_o.jpg

Filfthy Little Hands
Photography by Brent Holmes

Work by Filthy Little Hands, $15-$25

Stuff a few creative stockings with ’zines and mugs made by local printmaking team Filthy Little Hands. Inner Self Mug:

$15. Wrong Room (zine): $25.

filthylittlehands.com

heavy-sun.jpg

Photography by Brent Holmes

Eric Vozzola, “Heavy Sun,” $100

Acrylic on wood panel, 8 x 8 inches. The artist says, “This piece was created earlier this year on a particularly hot Las Vegas summer day, where the heat was feeling heavier than usual — something that most people living in this desert can relate to.” Even at Christmas.

ericvozzola.com/shop

art_miguel-1.jpg

Handmade Patterned Planters by Miguel Rodriguez, $150 each
Photography by Brent Holmes

Handmade Patterned Planters by Miguel Rodriguez, $150 each

This onetime KNPR artist has created a series of functional sculptures in which your loved ones can grow their garden.

Jana’s Red Room, 107 E. Charleston Blvd.

Unit 135

yordanov.jpg

Locations Series, Valentin Yordanov, $400
Photography by Brent Holmes

Locations Series, Valentin Yordanov, $400

As finished paintings, this artist’s frenetic, abstracted cityscapes can fetch a hefty price. But the savvy art shopper can pick up one of Yordanov’s prelimnary sketches for quite a bit less through his website. Perfect for that person on your list who dreams in chaotic color.

valentinyordanov.com

fowlergallery-5.jpg

Works by Eva Maria Celin, $120-$400
Photography by Brent Holmes

Works by Eva Maria Celin, $120-$400

Warm tones and beautiful compositions are perfect to help keep the winter blues far away. “Girls Having Fun,” acrylic on canvas board, 8 x 10 inches, framed: $400. “Mandala Orange,” hand-painted and cut paper, 5.5 x 5.5 x 2 inches, framed: $120

Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, ArtSquare #155

1025 S. First St.

Support comes from

If you’ve enjoyed this read, wait until you get your hands on a bunch of these reads from contemporary voices mining the good stuff from Las Vegas — all laid out in a gorgeous design experience. Subscribe. It comes to your house. For real!

More Stories

JD McPherson
Discover Music
World Cafe
Nouvelle Experience
Desert Companion
Entertainment
Beast Sculpture
Desert Companion
All things to all people